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Service Change Notice 17-109
National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD
935 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

To:  Subscribers:
  -NOAA Weather Wire Service
  -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
  -NOAAPORT
  Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From:  Allison Allen
  Chief,Marine,Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch

Subject:  Degraded HFFAX Transmissions Effective Immediately

The U.S.Coast Guard is currently experiencing degradation in
image quality of all HFFAX (WEFAX) products.  The NWS and
Coast Guard representatives are troubleshooting the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

HFFAX products can be obtained using the NWS` FTPMAIL system.
This is a system where a user can request and receive HFFAX
(WEFAX) products via email.  If internet access is available,
go to:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/faq.htm#3

to learn how to use the FTPMAIL system.

If internet access is available,HFFAX (WEFAX) products can
also be viewed online at:  http:
//tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/fax/marine.shtml

National Service Change Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm


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